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National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? You may be wondering what that means. The purpose of this month is awareness. Thousands of healthcare professionals, dentists, healthcare providers, and educators come together in February to bring and spread awareness to parents all over about the importance of keeping their child’s mouth healthy and teaching them good …

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Home Remedies For Toothaches

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If you are suffering from an ongoing toothache, the most important step to take is going to your family dentist in Irving to find out what the underlying cause is. Knowing what it is that is causing the toothache will be the best and most efficient way to alleviate the pain, swelling, sensitivity, discomfort or other various symptoms. While we …

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Signs You Have A Healthy Mouth

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Oral care should be a top priority for you and your family. Your oral care doesn’t just directly affect your smile, but your overall health. Ensure you are engaging in a proper daily oral-care routine to not only keep your smile beautiful but to keep yourself healthy and save yourself time and money in the future. If you do in …

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How to Speed Up Wisdom Teeth Surgery Recovery

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Having one’s wisdom teeth removed can be intimidating for some people, but unfortunately, it is something that the majority of us must go through at some point in our lives. While this surgery usually takes place as a young adult, some of us only endure it later on. The recovery process varies from person to person, while some have a …

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5 Root Canal Myths Debunked

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Of all the procedures to have done on your mouth, root canals are claimed to be one of the most painful. But it’s not all about pain, though. There is a lot of misinformation about root canals that can be scary to those who have been told by their dentist to get one. The goal here isn’t to scare anybody …

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Vaping and Your Oral Health

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While it is no secret how dangerous and bad cigarettes are for your overall health, many people don’t realize how bad they are specifically for your oral health. Smoking cigarettes can cause mouth cancer as well as immensely increase your risks of gum disease. Smoking typical tobacco cigarettes also causes staining and yellowing of the teeth, bad breath, and can …

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Dry Mouth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

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Dry mouth, which is also known as xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when your salivary glands aren’t producing enough saliva in your mouth. It is quite the pesky and uncomfortable oral condition. When you are suffering from this condition your mouth will likely feel dry and parched. Other more complicated symptoms can occur because of dry mouth, which includes …

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4 Dental Health Myths Debunked

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Did you know that your oral health is largely congruent with your overall health? When it comes to being healthy, we are constantly hearing all kinds of myths about things that are healthy or unhealthy for us. Sure, you likely know the basics of taking good care of your teeth and mouth such as, brush twice a day, floss daily, …

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What To Expect After A Root Canal Treatment

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If you are about to have a root canal for the first time, you may be wondering what you should expect after the treatment. Many patients get quite nervous when they hear the words, “root canal,” but it is much less scary than you might think. Although it may seem undesirable, you will actually feel much better after the procedure …

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How To Care for Your Teeth While Traveling

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When you are traveling, whether it is for work or for pleasure, falling out of one’s normal routine and schedule can often lead to a disruption of one’s normal activities, especially those that are related to one’s healthy habits. When you are thrown into a different environment focusing your attention can be difficult to continue with, your workout regimens, your …

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4 Dental Health Myths

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Your oral health is associated with your overall health, as these things tend to connect. Surely, you know the basics of keeping a clean mouth healthy; from brushing twice a day, flossing at least once a day, making sure to consistently visit your family dentist in Irving for a checkup, however, there may have been a thing or two that …

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How often should you replace your toothbrush? 

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You would be surprised at how often you really should be replacing your toothbrush or electric toothbrush head. While one of the most common unpracticed necessary oral care routines is flossing, second up is replacing one’s toothbrush. According to the American Dental Association (ADA) one should be replacing their toothbrush around every three months. However, some dentists will tell you, …

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Are smokers at a greater risk of tooth loss? 

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If you are a smoker, it is likely that you have been told constantly about the damaging effects that is associated with cigarettes. With commercials, media and even on the packaging of the cigarette boxes you purchase, there is nowhere to escape the warning signs everywhere. Although many people may mention all the side effects of smoking for example, like …

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5 ways to soothe sensitive teeth 

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Tooth sensitivity is not to be taken lightly, as it can easily disrupt all of your day to day activities. According to the Journal of the American Dental Association, one in every eight adults suffers from tooth sensitivity; and depending on the severity, actions such as eating, drinking, and even talking can become painful when suffering from this condition. Tooth …

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What Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health

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Whenever we think of our dental health, we have a tendency to think only about our teeth, such as prevention of cavities, teeth whitening, etc. However, you may be surprised to learn how much your mouth and teeth have to do with the overall health of your body. Let’s go over some clues that your teeth can give you as …

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4 Tips for Healthy Summer Smiles

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It is a normal thing for people to have a tendency to want to look their best during the summer months. We want a tan, healthy hair, a healthy physique, and of course, a beautiful and healthy smile. Summer is a time for a lot of social activity, events, parties, weddings, traveling with friends and family, and it is one …

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How does diabetes affect your oral health?

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All the functions of our body work together to keep us healthy and moving. Many times, having one health deficiency can lead to multiple symptoms in different parts of the body, or even other health deficiency. It’s important to keep your oral health in check the best you can to also sustain the rest of your body’s proper functioning as …

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How do cavities form?

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Cavities are one of the most common oral related problems that people find themselves going to the dentist for, and yet many of us don’t even really know how cavities form. Sure, most of us learn when we are kids what to do to prevent cavities, from avoiding eating too much sugar and candy to always make sure to regularly …